5 States Where You Can Find Surprisingly Great Craft Beer Being Made

From east to west, keep an eye on these beer scenes
Apr 24, 2015 9:00 am

Jess Lebow is a beer expert and home brewer. His second book, The United States of Craft Beer, is a state-by-state exploration of America’s greatest breweries, focusing on the people who make the nation’s best-tasting beers and the innovative brewing methods that help create the perfect batch. Lebow visited all 50 states while authoring the book. Here are the five states he found most surprising along the way.

Meet The IPA Specialists At Other Half, Brooklyn’s Hottest Brewery

These guys know their hops, when they can find them
Apr 23, 2015 11:00 am

Other Half Brewing has been getting a lot of love lately for its hoppy yet approachable IPAs, as well as for its decision to put them into tallboys. Very Brooklyn. Writer Chantal Martineau checks out the popular brewery, meets the brewers and gets to the root of their hop-heavy approach.

A Craft-Beer Revolution Is Happening In Ireland Right Now. Here’s Where To Drink.

7 pubs to visit in Dublin for the crafty good stuff
Apr 23, 2015 9:00 am

With interesting new breweries opening and customers looking for more choice, an increased number of Irish pubs are focusing on craft beer and turning their backs on mainstream brands like Guinness. The craft-beer sector has tripled in size in three years, and sales were up 50 percent in 2014 alone. With this increased production, a large number of craft-centric pubs have sprouted up in Dublin over the past couple years. Here are seven to visit.

9 Craft Breweries Making Great Local Beer In Charlotte, North Carolina

The Queen City is the next big beer hub down South
Apr 22, 2015 12:00 pm

Local beer finally arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the opening of Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in 2009. Since then, the Queen City has quickly developed a thriving craft-beer scene. Charlotte-based writer Daniel Hartis breaks down the local breweries that you need to know.

10 Great Places To Drink Craft Beer In Washington, D.C.

The nation’s capital has a great beer-bar scene
Apr 21, 2015 12:00 pm

In the past decade, the D.C. craft-beer scene’s cup has runneth over as bars and restaurants continue to pump up their offerings. With an abundance of microbreweries opening in and around the District, there are plenty of locally made options available. Oftentimes tough to find outside of the region, these area brews ensure your beer-drinking experience in Washington is a unique one.

15 Awesome Craft Beers To Celebrate Spring

Warm weather means light and bright brews
Apr 8, 2015 12:00 pm

Check out our list of spring’s most noteworthy IPAs, pale ales and other seasonal beers (with an exceptional cider thrown in for good measure). 

Yuengling Edges Out Samuel Adams In Rankings Of Top Craft Brewers

List revives controversial “craft” conversation
Apr 1, 2015 10:00 am

The Brewers Association released its lists of the top breweries of 2014 yesterday, heralding the best-selling craft and noncraft breweries around the country. Buzz sparked almost instantly, as Yuengling now tops the list of craft breweries, edging out incumbent Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams). But what does it mean?

Is America Ready For A Bar Shed Invasion?

Folks in the UK will do crazy things for a pint
Mar 25, 2015 10:00 am

Forget the basement bar. Americans should really start adopting the UK’s backyard-bar trend. In America, the small outdoor shack (purchased at Home Depot and the like) is usually relegated to housing an assortment of yard tools or serving as storage overflow. But in the UK, they’re apparently used as conveniently located dens of drinking — man caves with serious benefits.


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